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Community MVP Winners

In June of 2017, 26 volunteers were recognized for their outstanding volunteer efforts. Fifteen volunteers were presented with a $5,000 grant for their nonprofit organization and ten volunteers received $10,000 grants for their respective nonprofits. Fabienne Eliacin of the Dorchester, Mass. was announced as the grand prize winner and received a $25,000 grant for the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative.

Below is a list of the 2017 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award winners:

$25,000 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

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NAME HOMETOWN ORGANIZATION
Fabienne Eliacin Dorchester, Mass. Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

$10,000 SECOND PRIZE WINNERS

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NAME HOMETOWN ORGANIZATION
Justin Doo Walpole, Mass. Moyamoya Disease Research Foundation
Robert Faherty Braintree, Mass. Cops for Kids with Cancer
Jerry Ferrera Framingham, Mass. St. Francis House
Len & Cherylann Gengel Worcester, Mass. The Be Like Brit Foundation
Judy Giovangelo West Roxbury, Mass. Ben Speaks Louder Than Words
Tim Grover Lowell, Mass. Megan's House Foundation
Ryan Matthews Plainville, Conn. Susie's Foundation
Elizabeth McLellan Portland, Maine Partners for World Health
Barbara Smith Acton, Mass. Household Goods
Janet Ulwick-Sacca Gloucester, Mass. National Braille Foundation

$5,000 THIRD PRIZE WINNERS

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NAME HOMETOWN ORGANIZATION
Lori Bateman & Kylee McCumber Leominster, Mass. Kylee's Kare Kits for Kidz
Maggie Bornstein Amesbury, Mass. Lucy's Love Bus
Steve Brosnihan Bristol, R.I. Rhode Island Hospital
Stephen Colella Warwick, R.I. Job Club Rhode Island
Frances Davis Watertown, Mass. Windrush Farms
Nicole DiPaolo Randolph, Mass. Paws4Survival Rescue
Louise Griffin Hampton, N.H. Zack's Team
Debbie Mearls Brockton, Mass. Soldier's Angels
Jana Planka Narragansett, R.I. Rhode Island Mentoring
Neil Rhein Mansfield, Mass. Keep Massachusetts Beautiful
Mike Sanphy Westbrook, Maine My Place Teen Center
Kenneth Thompson Rutland, Vt. Vermont Elks Charities
Laurie Tomaszewski Nashua, N.H. Lil' Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation
Kathy Wood Canton, Conn. Friends of Canton Football
Jack Zorski East Falmouth, Mass. Falmouth Volunteers in Public Schools

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